Submit a Speaker

The Detroit Economic Club is happy to consider speakers that maintain our stature as one of the ‘most valued podiums’ in the world. The criteria for speaker submission are:


  • Chairman or CEO of a Fortune 100 company or global organization
  • Recognizable thought-leader in his/her industry
  • Heads of State
  • U.S. Cabinet Members
  • U.S. Government: Senate/House Majority or Minority Leaders
  • U.S. Presidential Candidates
  • Mayoral, Gubernatorial, Senatorial & Presidential Debates
  • Leaders in areas of humanity, race relations, sports, entertainment and the arts.
Speech topics must be:
  • Timely and newsworthy
  • Forward-thinking
  • National and/or global in scope
The Detroit Economic Club does not:
  • Support political campaigns
  • Facilitate fundraising
  • Provide a platform for public service announcements
  • Advertise products or services
  • Host leaders from associations or non-profits
Speaker inquiries must include:
  • Bio of speaker
  • Proposed speech topic
  • Dates of availability
Deadline for Submission:
The Detroit Economic Club receives speaker proposals throughout the year, and does not maintain a submission deadline.

Submit your Speaker Proposal